Fur-seal Arbitration: The Case of the United States Before the Tribunal of Arbitration to Convene at Paris Under the Provisions of the Treaty Between the United States of America and Great Britain, Concluded February 29, 1892...
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Page 3 - Sea, and concerning also the preservation of the fur-seal in or habitually resorting to the said sea, and the rights of the citizens and subjects of either Country as regards the taking of fur-seals in or habitually resorting to the said waters...
Page 4 - Pacific Ocean," as used in the treaty of 1825 between Great Britain and Russia; and what rights, if any, in the Behring's Sea were held and exclusively exercised by Russia after said treaty?
Page 85 - Pacific coast, warning all persons against entering such waters for the purpose of violating the provisions of said section, and he shall also cause one or more vessels of the United States to diligently cruise said waters and arrest all persons and seize all vessels found to be or to have been engaged in any violation of the laws of the United States therein.
Page 5 - States shall leave the subject in such a position that the concurrence of Great Britain is necessary to the establishment of Regulations for the proper protection and preservation of the furseal in, or habitually resorting to, the Behring's Sea, the Arbitrators shall then determine what concurrent Regulations outside the jurisdictional limits of the respective Governments are necessary, and over what waters such Regulations should extend...
Page 73 - Copper island of the Kormandorski couplet or group in the North Pacific ocean, to the meridian of one hundred and ninetythree degrees west longitude, so as to include in the territory conveyed the whole of the Aleutian islands east of that meridian.
Page 85 - States port of entry on the Pacific coast, warning all persons against entering said waters for the purpose of violating the provisions of said section...
Page 73 - Straits on the parallel of sixty-five degrees thirty minutes north latitude, at its intersection by the meridian which passes midway between the islands of Krusenstern or Ignalook, and the island of Ratmanoff, or Noonarbook, and proceeds due north without limitation, into the same Frozen Ocean. The same western limit, beginning at the same initial point, proceeds thence in a course nearly southwest, through...
Page 5 - If the determination of the foregoing questions as to the exclusive jurisdiction of the United States shall leave the subject in such...
Page 41 - It is therefore prohibited to all Foreign Vessels, not only to land on the Coasts and Islands belonging to Russia, as stated above, but also to approach them within less than 100 Italian miles. The Transgressor's Vessel is subject to confiscation, along with the whole cargo.